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Offering Info

Certificate III in Business (Administration)

  • National Course Code: BSB30120
  • TAFE NSW code: BSB30120-04V01-22LHG-002

Location – Lithgow

Attendance

Variable

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

10 Hours per week

Duration

36 weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Business (Administration) preps you to support the finance functions of any business as a finance clerk and more. Turn your passion for numbers into valuable finance administration skills.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Process financial transactions and payroll
  • Maintain financial records
  • Handle receipts and despatch of information
  • Manage personal work tasks and priorities
  • Design and manage business documents with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work in a team and communicate with colleagues

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Excellent communication skills with a wide range of people
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong time management and task-prioritisation

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • Finance and payroll knowledge for a range of industries
  • A strong pathway to continue your studies and move towards the Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

Career opportunities:

  • Finance clerk
  • Administrative assistant
  • General clerk

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Certificate IV in Business
  • Diploma of Business
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Business (Administration) as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the business services industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Year 10 or equivalent level literacy, numeracy and digital skills
  • Maths skills to do foundational mathematical calculations and interpret sequential numerical information when dealing with fees and processing accounts
  • A computer with internet access
  • Some experience using computer software like the Microsoft Office suite
  • Confidence using the internet and creating, opening and saving electronic files
  • Comfort working independently

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a variable combination course. You must attend approximately 2 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 1 days a week for 36 weeks.


This course is offered by Virtual Classroom.  This is just like a regular classroom, but teachers and students use the latest video conferencing technologies.

Your teacher can be in one TAFE location, and you can join the class from another TAFE location using video conferencing equipment or a mobile device. You can also join in from a venue in a participating regional community. You will be able to see and talk to your teacher and other students as though they were in the room with you. You will also have access to support to meet your learning needs.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday with evening classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
BSBSUS211 Participate in sustainable work practices
BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety
BSBXCM301 Engage in workplace communication
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBTEC301 Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
BSBINS202 Handle receipt and dispatch of information
BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
BSBOPS303 Organise schedules
BSBPUR301 Purchase goods and services
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Clerical Officer
Customer Service Officer
Data Entry Operator
Information Officer
Payroll Officer
Word Processing Operator

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

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Course Location

Lithgow
Phone 131 601

Fees information

We understand that many students are confused by different fees for similar courses, and want to reassure you that studying with TAFE NSW won't damage your hip pocket.

Learn more about Fees information.

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